A lawsuit by several Jewish families in upstate New York claiming their children were victims of anti-Semitic harassment at school can proceed, a federal court ruled.
Evidence collected against a New York State school district that has been accused of anti-Semitic harassment is “sufficient” to substantiate the charges, a federal attorney concluded.
The anti-Semitism that dogged Jewish students in Pine Bush, N.Y. is as disturbing as it gets. But does the story say something important about America — or just one small town?
The American Jewish Committee issued a statement calling on the New York State Department of Education to fully investigate all incidents of anti-Semitism in New York public schools, especially the Pine Bush system in upstate New York.
Attorney General Eric Schneiderman vowed to press on with a full state and federal response to the allegations of bullying and pervasive harassment of Jewish students in an upstate New York school district.